In case you own an old ugly feature phone with Bluetooth access, there are a lot more you can do than selling it or discarding it. That’s right. Everybody owns one of those smartphones that used to exist before Apple came up with the amazing iPhone, and its just the right time to put it to use in case you own an iPad or iPod Touch. Ever wished to make phone calls directly from your iPad or iPod Touch? While Apple has officially never released one with calling included, since it will be an iPhone itself, we have just the right tweak to give your iPad or iPod Touch a feel of iPhone instantly.
iBTPhone is the tweak we are talking about, and is available under Cydia tweak store. What it does is, that it pairs your iPad or iPod Touch over Bluetooth to your old feature phone which supports Bluetooth and lets you create a bridge network between both the devices so that you could make a call right from your iPad or iPod Touch. The easy to use tweak is all you need to add an additional functionality, without paying anything extra. Just keep your old phone in pocket, and make all calls using your iPod Touch or iPad easily. Here’s how to get this tweak on your iPad or iPod Touch.
How To Make Phone Calls From Your iPad Or iPod Touch With iBTPhone Tweak
NOTE: The tweak requires you to have a jailbroken iDevice. We are assuming that you already have one, and highly recommend you to take a complete backup of your iDevice before proceeding any further.
Step 1: On your jailbroken iPod Touch or iPad, launch Cydia from the springboard, and tap the Search button to search for iBTPhone tweak.
The tweak is available under the BigBoss repository for a whopping price of $9.80 USD. We know that the price is too high, but the tweak is totally worth the price.
Step 2: Once you have installed iBTPhone on your iDevice, navigate to Settings->iBTPhone to enable it. That’s all you need to do. You can easily pair your device with your old feature smartphone over Bluetooth.
Simply enable Bluetooth on both the devices, let them pair, and you will get a dialer in the iBTPhone app on your iPad or iPod Touch instantly. Apart from calls, the tweak also lets you send messages to and from your iPad or iPod Touch easily.